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Julia is 73-year-old widow from Kenya who needs $616 to fund colon surgery to remove a cancerous mass.

Julia
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July 21, 2020

Julia is a widow and practices small-scale farming. Julia’s four children are all casual laborers and don’t have stable jobs. She has been using the little income from farm produce to raise her children and pay for her needs.

In early February, Julia started complaining of abdominal pains and chronic back pain. A series of CT-scans revealed a malignant mass in her colon. Doctors then advised for an urgent hemicolectomy surgery to treat her colon carcinoma. Fortunately our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, can help. Now, they need your help to fund this $616 surgery. This surgery will hopefully stop the spread of her cancer.

Julia shared, “I am now old and weak and my children are unable to pay for the surgery. I need help to fund this procedure so that I can enjoy my old age in peace.”

Julia is a widow and practices small-scale farming. Julia's four children are all casual laborers and don’t have stable jobs. She has been u...

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Julia's Timeline

  • July 21, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Julia was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • July 22, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Julia received treatment at AIC Kijabe Hospital. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • July 22, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Julia's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 23, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Julia's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Julia is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 7 donors

Funded by 7 donors

Treatment
Curative Laparatomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $616 for Julia's treatment
Hospital Fees
$543
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$35
Supplies
$0
Labs
$8
Other
$30

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.